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Coorparoo Skin Cancer Centre
1/148 Chatsworth Rd, Coorparoo QLD 4151
Location: 1/148 Chatsworth Rd, Coorparoo QLD 4151
GET YOUR FREE SUNSENSE ULTRA SUNSCREEN!
We are giving away a FREE* Sunsense Ultra 125ml sunscreen to all new patients who book a full-body skin check during National Skin Cancer Action Week, which runs from 18-24 November 2018. Appointments can be made for any time!
* Only valid for new patients booking a full-body skin check online. Limited to first 200 bookings made online during 18-24 November.
We’re open until 8:00pm on Mondays! We know you're busy, so we have extended our opening hours. There are no more excuses to skip your annual skin check which could save your life. Book now to schedule the next available appointment.
The Coorparoo Skin Cancer Centre is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of skin cancer and related skin conditions. Our facility practises exclusively in Skin Cancer Medicine and is staffed by an experienced team of doctors. With over 10 years full-time experience in this field, our doctors are expertly trained in dermoscopy and use state-of-the-art imaging systems for accurate diagnoses.
Ideally located 10 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, the Coorparoo Skin Cancer Centre provides vital skin cancer services that save lives. We give patients prompt and effective access to screening, diagnosis and treatment all under one roof. Patients face short waiting times thanks to our specially trained doctors and professional support team.
Envisioning a world where nobody dies from skin cancer, we strive every day to provide excellent service to our patients and, most importantly, utmost peace of mind. Queensland has the highest skin cancer rate in the world, and we are here to keep your skin healthy and safe.
The Coorparoo Skin Cancer Centre is part of the National Skin Cancer Centres. We place a strong emphasis on excellence in medical care, which is strengthened by our commitment to research and education.
Regular full-body skin examinations are vital for catching cancers before they become serious. Skin exams take about 15 - 30 minutes, and the doctor will start by asking about your skin cancer risk factors and general health. You will need to undress to your underwear. If you wish, we can provide a blanket or gown for you to wear while the doctor inspects your body from head to toe, looking for abnormal moles or spots. We will not examine the genital area unless you have any spots in that region which particularly concern you.Read More
The doctor will closely examine any unusual spots using a dermatoscope. This close-up perspective helps us assess whether a mole is normal or abnormal. It is a completely painless process that has been proven to increase the rate of skin cancer detection. We may also photograph a few spots to monitor changes over time, as this can be indicative of skin cancer.Read More
If the doctor finds a suspicious spot that might be skin cancer, a sample of skin will be removed and sent to a pathology lab to be thoroughly examined under a microscope. This is called a biopsy, and it helps confirm whether the suspicious spot is cancerous. The most common biopsy techniques are shave and punch biopsies, which are both done under a local anaesthetic. A shave biopsy involves shaving off the top layer of skin with a small surgical blade, while a punch biopsy uses a tool like a tiny cookie cutter to remove all the layers of skin.Read More
Improve access to skin cancer care and reduce the mortality and morbidity of the disease.
Reduce the waiting time for patients to receive efficient diagnosis and treatment.
Provide vital skin cancer care to communities with limited or no access to specialists.
Offer a high-quality referral option to local GPs managing patients outside their scope.
Relieve the public hospital system as most patients cannot afford specialist care.
Save lives by dramatically reducing the delay in diagnosis and treatment.
We are dedicated to providing the best standard of patient care without compromise. Our highly qualified doctors will address your skin health needs promptly and efficiently, and our specially trained support staff will minimise waiting times and ensure your experience is as pleasant as possible.
The Coorparoo Skin Cancer Centre is a mixed billing facility. We offer several payment options, including cash, EFTPOS and credit card. For your convenience, we use Medicare online so your rebate will be refunded promptly. Please ask our staff for more information.
For existing patients, brief appointments are bulk-billed for 12 months after their last full-body skin examination.
Theatre fees will vary depending on the complexity of the procedure. Please ask our team for more information.
Two in three Australians will get skin cancer. That means we all know someone who might be at risk without even
The skin check gift voucher entitles the recipient to a comprehensive full-body skin check and must be presented at the appointment. It is valid for 12 months from
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